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Nothing but the best,for the best!Celebrating my Dad’s birthday... a huge turnout, A Live performance from the DSO. And In the spirit of a “BLOW -OUT” BASH, fireworks instead of birthday candles! (Good luck blowing those out) #birthdayblowout #birthday #birthdaybash #DSO #Fordmansion
Ford Mansion was Washington’s headquarters at Morristown. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 #morristown #washingtonsheadquarters #newjersey #historicmansion #fordmansion #historygeek #americanhistory
Ford Mansion was Washington’s headquarters at Morristown. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 #morristown #washingtonsheadquarters #newjersey #historicmansion #fordmansion #historygeek #americanhistory
🌳🇺🇸🌳 Impromptu visit to #washingtonsheadquarters today near closing time gives you a great opportunity to be part of the flag lowering ceremony. #americana #americanflag #fordmansion #fordmansionandmuseum #usparksandmonuments
◾️ᴀɴᴅ ɪɴ ʙᴇɪɴɢ sᴏ ʏᴏᴜɴɢ ᴀɴᴅ ᴅɪᴘᴘᴇᴅ ɪɴ fᴏʟʟʏ, ɪ fᴇʟʟ ɪɴ ʟᴏᴠᴇ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴍᴇʟᴏɴᴄʜᴏʟʏ◾️ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - #blonde #nomakeup #curly #sadie #relaxing #polaroid #cute #aesthetic #aesthetics #aestheticaf #model #modeling #fun #goodmorning #goodafternoon #nature #naturewalk #woods #fordmansion #fordfield #running #breathe
Fords Mansion-Washington’s Headquarters! Used from 1799-1780. Was also one of the U.S’s first national historic sites #washingtonsheadquarters #nationalhistoricalpark #morristown #morristownnj #fordmansion
Having fun on the jet ski in the Ford Mansion Cove 🤣#funonthe4th #lakestclair #boaterslife #fordmansion #jeffersonbeachmarina
Thank you, George. Happy Fourth of July!! | September, 2017 _ 📷: Canon 5D Mark IV #canonusa #canon5dmarkiv #america #georgewashington #fourthofjuly #july #independenceday #freedom #fordmansion #revolutionarywar #revolution
What a great moment receiving this beautiful trophy @eyesondesigncarshow on the Ford mansion grounds! My Grandfather is my hero and role model! I wish I could be half the man he is! #eyesondesign #carshow #fiat #1948 #topolino #italia #fordmansion #henryford #1stplace #blueribbon
the detail in this home was incredible. lots of art and interesting tidbits. ☺️ #edselford #eleanorford #fordmansion #grossepointeshores #michigan #beauty #art #history #ford
If you’ve walked around the Ford Mansion or Headquarters Museum in the past few weeks, you might have noticed an unusual number of tiny green sprouts. 🌱 We appear to be experiencing a ‘mast year’ and our biologist has identified these as Norway Maple tree sprouts. ‘Mast’ is a botanical term for the tree seeds, nuts, flowers, and fruit that are consumed by wildlife. A ‘mast seeding’ is when a community of trees synchronously produces an unusually high seed yield. 🌱 During a mast year more seeds are produced than are consumed by wildlife, thus a larger number of tree sprouts. Scientists believe these variable production cycles are an evolutionary survival strategy. 🌳🌲🌳Although our lawn also contains Red Oak, Sugar Maple, and Pine trees, our Norway Maples (an invasive ornamental variety) have winged seeds or samaras (🚁helicopter seeds) which help distribute them widely. Our Norway Maple sprouts currently number in the tens of thousands! 🌱Now for some practice in plant identification. We’ve identified three different plants here (clockwise from the top): a Norway Maple, a Sugar Maple, and Garlic Mustard (an invasive wildflower). Note the similarities and differences in appearance of each young plant. Images 📸 Sarah Minegar #mastyear #norwaymaple #sugarmaple #redoak #garlicmustard #plantidentification #treesprout #samaras #invasivespecies #fordmansion #morristownnhp #findyourpark #encuentratuparque ... . . . [Image Description: This post features two images. The first image is a close up of Norway Maple tree sprouts. At the bottom of the frame and in detailed focus is a tightly packed grouping of sprouts. Each sprout stands roughly three inches high and contains two tender green leaves with soft ridgy edges. Some of them have an orange-ish hue at their centers. In the background the trunks of large Red Oak trees and the historic Ford Mansion are visible. The second image features a bed of gravel and rocks with various sprouts, clovers, and ground cover popping through. In this picture, we have circled a Norway Maple, a Sugar Maple, and Garlic Mustard as examples].
If you haven’t visited our Washington’s Headquarters unit recently, you are missing out on a stunning exhibit. We are currently featuring the work of the talented Xiomaro. Part of a Ford Mansion photo book project, this artist captures the details that aren’t visible to the average visitor. @thestarledger recently interview Xio about his work, inspiration, and artistic process. | Visit www.nj.com for Mark Di Lonno’s article entitled, Behind the Velvet Ropes at Washington’s Headquarters. | Join is for a lecture and reception with the artist Saturday, May 19 @ 2:00 pm, Free Admission. | Image courtesy of @thestarledger 📸Amanda Brown |#artinthepark #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #fordmansion #morristownnhp #xiomaro @xiomaro_art_studio ... . . . [Image Description: This photo features artist Xiomaro. Xio is centered in the frame, smiling, and holding his camera. In the background and out of focus are several large prints of Xio’s interior shots of the historic Ford Mansion].
Spring Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 9:30am to 5:00pm. Check our website for tour times 📲 www.nps.gov/morr or call ☎️ 973.539.2016 x 210 | 📸 Sarah Minegar #fordmansion #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #morristownnhp #springhours #washingtonsheadquarters ... . . . [Image Description: Pictured is the front of the historic Ford Mansion (the South elevation). The image is taken low to the ground and at the forefront blades of grass and deep purple flowers are visible. The upper third of the frame contains the Ford Mansion, a white Georgian-style building. The home is two stories and features five upper windows and sets of shuttered windows flanking a decorative arched doorway on the first floor. Two white brick chimneys at the right and left peaks of the roof contrast against the bright blue sky. In the background, the trees are visibly in bloom].
Photographer Xiomaro’s images of the historic Ford Mansion are on display at the Washington’s Headquarters museum from now through December. The exhibit was curated by our Chief of Cultural Resources, Dr. Jude Pfister. These works are part of an accessibility publication, which depicts detailed images of individual furnishings in the context of the dwelling’s physical layout as both a glimpse into the private and public spheres of the Ford family. Pfister emphasized images which depicted the Ford Mansion’s essence as a home, as the domestic aspects are easily lost in the presence of the Washington story. 📸Join us in welcoming the artist for an illustrated talk, Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm, in the museum auditorium. #artinthepark #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #artistspotlight #springevents #xiomaro #morristownnhp #fordmansion ... . . . [Image description: Pictured at the forefront of the frame is a traveling liquor box. The box is constructed of wood with a blonde finish. It is shown in its open position, resting diagonally, and bits of tattered paper lining remain on the open lid. The box is segmented with two wooden dividers, making three vertical compartments within the box. Inside the box are a dozen glass liquor bottles. Half of them have round, glass stoppers intact. The six larger bottles, featuring arced shoulders, ensconce the smaller bottles, nestled within the center compartment, which are only partially visible. All of the bottles appear to have gold leaf appliqué in floral patterns. The pivoting handles on the base of the box are iron, as are the matching latch components. This box is resting on the floor of the Ford Mansion. Wooden floorboards and a whitewashed wall are visible. Positioned directly behind and to the left of the liquor box is a domed traveling trunk. The trunk is in closed position and features a worn calf hair texture in a marled white-grey and light brown. This trunk has prominent vertical iron straps that run the full length of the lid and box of the trunk. An iron latch is at the center of the lid and brass tacks adorn the edges of the entire trunk. These artifacts date from the mid-18th-century. Image by Xiomaro].
For six months, during one of the worst winters on record, General George Washington and his troops moved into the Ford family’s home turning it into their headquarters. Be sure to tour the mansion when you visit the Washington’s Headquarters Museum. The day we visited tours were being held hourly.
🌸 The Ford Mansion is looking lovely flanked in spring blooms! 🌸 📷 Sarah Minegar #inbloom #fordmansion #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #morristownnhp #spring #flowerpower
Another great #inbetweens trip is in the books! Thanks to #Morristown for an awesome day! We got #revolutionarywar history at #fordmansion , delicious food at #southandpine , cool artifacts and #NJ history at #maccullochhall , vintage #arcadegames at #morristowngamevault , before closing it all out with more excellent food and drinks at #hopscraftbeer
See you on Saturday, Morristown!! Less than 48 hours out from the next #inbetweens trip! #geogewashington #fordmansion #southpine #maccullochhall #morristowngamevault #hopscraftbar #newjersey #njt #morristown
Learn of the Revolutionary War and General Washington at Morristown National Historical Park. #smallparksaturday ••••• Many thanks to @thehistorygirlnj for sharing and updating us on the additions to the park. ——— @morristownnps and the Washington Association of New Jersey are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the Discover History Center and the completion of the Military Gallery at Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown, #NewJersey this Presidents Day weekend, February 17-19, 2018. The result of nearly a decade of work, the new Discover History Center has immersive and interactive exhibits that will engage visitors of all ages with hands-on and multi-media experiences to explore the stories of Morristown, the Continental Army, General Washington, and Continental Congress during the years that “tried men’s souls.” The galleries feature many never-before seen artifacts, interactive activities geared towards children and adults, and five new videos to experience. Admission is FREE! Get out and #FindYourPark . #nj #njhistory #SpreadTheHistory #historygirl #morristown #morristownnj #fordmansion #snow #winter #travelblog #travelblogger #blog #blogger #thisisnj #jerseycollective #njspots #explorenj #igersnj #ushistory #americanhistory #archi_ologie #oldhouselove #architecture #nationalparkservice #goparks #nps #nationalparkgeek #smallparksaturday
📆 🌷Despite the snow, it seems the flowers near the Ford Mansion got the spring memo! #springhassprung #mortistownnj #morristownnhp #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #buds #fordmansion #snowdrops #flowers #happymarch 📸 Ranger Eric Olsen
So much history to be discovered in NJ! #fordmansion #washingtonheadquarters #morristown .nj
3/13/2018. Ford Mansion was twice Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolution. This is my second visit to one of Washington’s NJ HQ’s. New Jersey, the crossroads of the American Revolution. #georgewashington #fordmansion #nj #americanrevolution #ushistory #deymansion #crossroads #heroes #independence #1776 #generalwashington #abelincoln #abrahamlincoln #presidentlincoln #adventure #newjersey #talkingtobic
Another beautiful painting of the #bostonedison #fordmansion by Detroit artist Greg Carr @tall_greg
I’m enchanted by the light in this historic mansion. In 2016, I used my iPhone to capture this room (see Dec 31, 2016 entry). This time, I used my trusty Olympus mirrorless camera. The Oly rendered more subtle variations in tone and thus, form also❣️
As artists we often spend much of our time working alone. Although it can sometimes be a lonely path, being alone brings time for slowing down...contemplation, reflection, and creative musing. A quiet moment in a historic NJ mansion.
Washington's Headquarters aka the Ford Mansion #washingtonsheadquarters #fordmansion #colonial #morristown #nj #morristownnj
Nothing says "Happy Birthday, George Washington" quite like a George Washington pencil sharpener, (purchased from the gift shop at Ford Mansion, his winter headquarters in Morristown) #POTUS1 #presidentialpencilsharpener #fordmansion
@morristownnps and the Washington Association of New Jersey are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the Discover History Center and the completion of the Military Gallery at Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown, #NewJersey this Presidents Day weekend, February 17-19, 2018. The result of nearly a decade of work, the new Discover History Center has immersive and interactive exhibits that will engage visitors of all ages with hands-on and multi-media experiences to explore the stories of Morristown, the Continental Army, General Washington, and Continental Congress during the years that “tried men’s souls.” The galleries feature many never-before seen artifacts, interactive activities geared towards children and adults, and five new videos to experience. Admission is FREE! Get out and #FindYourPark . #nj #njhistory #SpreadTheHistory #historygirl #morristown #morristownnj #fordmansion #snow #winter #travelblog #travelblogger #blog #blogger #thisisnj #jerseycollective #njspots #explorenj #igersnj #ushistory #americanhistory #archi_ologie #oldhouselove #architecture #nationalparkservice #goparks #nps #nationalparkgeek #smallparksaturday
Morris County, New Jersey made the TOP 25 best counties to live in the United States in #USToday ... “Part of the New York City metro area, Morris County is one of the best counties to live in. The typical county household earns $102,798 a year, nearly twice the national median household income of $55,322. Just 4.6% of county residents live in poverty, less than a third of the 15.1% U.S. poverty rate. Some 51.9% of adults in the county have at least a bachelor’s degree, the 34th highest college attainment rate nationwide.” (Photo of #FordMansion in @morristownnps from morristowngreen.com ) #morriscounty #morriscountynj #denvillenj #randolphnj #rockawaynj #dovernj #boontonnj #mountainlakesnj #parsippanynj #butlernj #morristownnj #morrisplainsnj #morristown #nj #newjersey #usa #america #njrealtor #njrealestate #njhomes #njhistory #georgewashington
Morristown, New Jersey was the location where General George Washington established two winter encampments during the Revolutionary War. The town's location between Philadelphia and New York City held strategic advantage for the Continental Army. Washington first visited Morristown in 1773 with his stepson John Parke Custis, while passing through the town en route to nearby Basking Ridge. Washington was visiting William Alexander, Lord Stirling, who would later become a major-general in the Continental Army. Following the victories at the Battles of Trenton in December 1776 and Princeton in January 1777, Washington led his troops to nearby Morristown. The forces remained in Morristown for the duration of winter until spring arrived, starting in January until May 1777. Aside from the surrounding forest land that made lumber an important industry, Morristown was a market center for local farmers and iron miners. The town was comprised of a church, courthouse, cemetery, two or three shops, a tavern, and about fifty houses. Pictured here is The Ford Mansion - Gen. Washington's Morristown headquarters (Rob Shenk - Mount Vernon Ladies' Association)
Fort Nonsense is part of the Morristown National Historic Park outside Morristown, New Jersey, and is the site of George Washington's earthwork fortification for Continental Troops in the winter of 1777, during the American Revolution. The upper redoubt and guardhouse were on high ground overlooking Morristown (as can be see in one of the photos), and were meant (supposedly) for the encampment to have an advantage in case the British followed Washington's army to Morris County from their recent battles in Trenton and Princeton (they never came). Washington's army arrived in Morristown on January 6th, 1777, with plans to stay until the end of winter. His officers quartered in the nearby Jacob Ford Mansion, and Washington used the Arnold Tavern as his headquarters (upon the troops later winter encampment at Morristown in 1779/1780, Washington used the Ford Mansion as headquarters, and troops stayed at Jockey Hollow). Fort Nonsense's construction began in May of 1777 to serve as a place to retreat. One thing that stands out about Fort Nonsense, is of course, the name. The legend goes that Washington knew he didn't need the redoubt built for a retreat that wasn't going to happen, so he put his men to work building it just to keep them busy and out of trouble. This is probably very untrue. Regardless, the fortification got the name Fort Nonsense (when it got that name is up for debate, with some claiming it was during the war, and others saying not until many many years later in 1833). Also of note, that stone marker in one photo that says the year 1779-80 is wrong....that was the second encampment at Morristown. Fort Nonsense was built during the first in 1777. #Morristown #MorristownNJ #NewJersey #Jersey #FortNonsense #georgewashington #americanrevolution #history #fort #MorrisCounty #morriscountyNJ #war #battle #revolutionarywar #FordMansion #historic #washington #army #encampment #winter
“The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” -Theodore Roosevelt #morristownnj #washingtonswinterencampment #fordmansion #eastcoasttravels #historylovers @nationalparkservice
❄️ Pictured is a slow-motion capture of the Ford Mansion under #snowfall . This weather allows visitors to have the authentic #Morristown experience, as Washington did so many years ago, when he arrived on December 1st of 1779. ▪️ #snow #fordmansion #morristownnj #nps #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #winter #slowmotion #georgewashington #Hamilton
This past weekend, Morristown NHP participated in another successful #HollyWalk ! Pictured first are two members of the 2nd New Jersey guarding Washington in his encampment home. Next, Ranger Eric Olsen plays colonial games with an onlooking crowd in the Ford Mansion’s halls. Volunteer Deirdre and Ranger Tom Winslow guide visitors throughout the house, while Ranger Kim Watts interprets the Servant’s Quarters on the second floor. In the final photo, the Washington’s Headquarters Museum can be seen from the window of the Ford Mansion. Thank you to all who helped in the success of this fantastic holiday event! 🎄 ▪️ 📸: Photo credits go to Karen Sloat-Olsen, John Hazel, and Abby Parsons. ▪️ #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #nps #newjersey #hollywalk2017 #fordmansion #morristownnps #morristown #holidayseason #holidays #georgewashington
Morristown NHP extends a huge thank you to Linda Russell for her hammer #dulcimer performance at the Ford Mansion yesterday. Linda specializes in 18th century and Victorian pieces, performing all across America. ⏪ Swipe left to hear a part of her performance. Thank you Linda, for filling the Ford Mansion with #music this Holly Walk! ▪️ Photo & video credits to Karen Sloat-Olsen and Abby Parsons. ▪️ #lindarussell #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #nps #hollywalk #hollywalk2017 #morristown #morristownnj #newjersey #hammerdulcimer #performance #fordmansion
Holly Walk is here! December 2nd & 3rd, this upcoming weekend, Morristown National Historical Park will participate in #HollyWalk2017 through the Morris County Tourism Bureau! @morristourism The Ford Mansion, as well as five other historic sites in Morris County, will be featured this weekend from 11:00AM to 4:00PM. ▪️ To purchase tickets and view more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holly-walk-2017-tickets-39018671898?aff=es2 ▪️Photo credits to Eric Olsen. ▪️ #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #nps101 #fordmansion #morristown #weekendplans #hollywalk #newjersey
Did you buy your tickets for Holly Walk yet? Visit six festively decorated historic sites in Morris County. Acorn Hall will be open for Holly Walk on Sunday, December 3, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. For more information, visit morristourism.org or call (973) 631-5151. #hollywalk #hollywalk2017 #morristourism #acornhall #morriscountyhistoricalsociety #fordmansion #morristownnationalhistoricalpark #maccullochhallhistoricalmuseum #stickleymuseumatcraftsmanfarms #museumofearlytradesandcrafts #schuylerhamiltonhouse #morristown #madison #morrisplains #morriscounty #morriscountynj #newjersey #nj #njhistory
Happy Veterans Day Weekend! 🇺🇸 Morristown NHP is FEE FREE this weekend, November 11th and 12th. Come celebrate our soldiers, past and present, by taking a tour of the Ford Mansion and viewing the museum galleries for free. Tours begin on the hour, from 10-4. The Washington’s Headquarters Museum is open from 9:30-5, and remember - tickets are first come, first serve. We’ll see you there! ▪️ Photo credits to Scott Jung ▪️ #veteransday #veteransdayweekend #soldiers #morristown #fordmansion #celebrate #free #feefree #nps #nps101 #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #weekendplans
The House of Ford. Ang gara, bongga,basta ang ganda 😍😍😍 #FordMansion 📷© @karlaestrada1121 @supremo_dp 💙
MCHS is getting ready for the holidays! Join us on Sunday, December 3, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, for Holly Walk! MCHS volunteer Sara Weissman is preparing her holiday sachets, made of evergreen, rose hips, and cinnamon, which will be available during Holly Walk. Get your tickets today at morristourism.org. #hollywalk #hollywalk2017 #morristourism #morristourismbureau #fordmansion #maccullochhall #schuylerhamiltonhouse #stickleymuseum #museumofearlytradesandcrafts #acornhall #morriscountyhistoricalsociety #mchs #morristown #morrisplains #madison #morriscounty #morriscountynj #newjersey #nj #njhistory
George Washington once walked on these floors in the Ford Mansion
Join us TOMORROW at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown as Gordon Thomas Ward presents his paranormal findings of the Ford Mansion and beyond! Gordon Thomas Ward, a respected researcher of paranormal activity, will present through the Morris County Tourism Bureau from 10–11:30 in the auditorium. Admission is $15. ▪️ For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ghostly-revelations-at-the-ford-mansion-tickets-36927908368?aff=eac2&utm_source=October+18,+2017&utm_campaign=Regular+Eblast&utm_medium=email ▪️ #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #nps #gordonthomasward #paranormal #👻 #paranormalresearch #ghosts #fordmansion #weekendplans #morristown #newjersey #georgewashington #spooky
Time to open up the Ford Mansion! All part of the morning routine at Morristown NHP. Have you seen the park in its autumn beauty? Join us by taking one of our hourly guided tours, starting at 10 and going through 4, on Wednesdays through Sundays. ▪️ #findyourpark #encuentratuparque #nps #nps101 #nationalparks #morristownnj #newjersey #historichouse #revolutionarywar #fordmansion #georgewashington #autumn #fall #morningroutine
I couldn’t possibly be more blessed by the man I am marrying in 12 Days!! #BeirneToBe #annarbor #michigan #fordmansion
They set a date!!! 😍❤️💍🌹🙈😁😭💕💙💖💙💖💙💖 . . . . . #tgpstudiomi #engagementphotos #engaged #fordmodels #fordmansion #fallengagementsession #totesadorb
Roses in a fall engagement session. Need I say more? 😍❤️🙈 🌹 💍 . . . . . #tgpstudiomi #fallengagementsession #rosegarden #fordmansion #puremichigan #motorcitycouple #seekthelight
This 40-foot wide mansion (97 Clark Street, via @brooklynhistory ) was known as the Ford Mansion, as it was once the home of Gordon L. Ford and later his son, Paul Leicester Ford. Gordon was the business manager for the New York Tribune and had a hand in banking and railroad interests. Paul was a journalist, writer, and noted bibliographer of Revolutionary War America. (Another son, Worthington, was chief of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.) Paul was killed in a murder suicide enacted by a third brother, Malcolm, in 1902.⠀ .⠀ In the 1960s, as this and other nearby buildings were being prepped for demolition as part of the urban renewal plans, preservationists saved the home's railing in hopes of reusing them for the restoration of another historic Heights house, the Peter Cornell home. That house was demolished as well and the railing is now in the Sculpture Garden at the Brooklyn Museum, among other architectural artifacts.⠀ .⠀ The early 1970s building that replaced the demolished Ford Mansion is the massive Cadman Towers, a 421-unit, almost Brutalist, co-op building (given the address 101 Clark Street). ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ 📸: John D. Morrell⠀ October 12, 1958⠀ #urbanarchive #nychistory #brooklynheights #fordmansion #familydrama #attemptedpreservation #brutalist #urbanrenewal#bhsarchives Join the Urban Archive beta 📱 [link in bio]
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